CNA, Surgical Unit

Location
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Jan 14, 2018
Ref
00310-37941
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a modern, Joint Commission-accredited, 330-bed full-service hospital located in Idaho Falls.  Idaho Falls offers a rich variety of outdoor activities with Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Jackson, WY and Sun Valley all within a short drive from our hospital. 



Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


Unit Assignment:
 Surgical/Ortho 


Position Description:


Working under the supervision of a nursing, the Certified Nurse Assistant - Patient Care Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
  • Serves and collects food trays.  Assists with patient feeding.
  • Transports, positions  and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
  • Assists patients in ambulating.
  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
  • Performs non sterile dressing changes.
  • Passes and collects bed pans.
  • Changes bed linens.
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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